The Adventuresports Institute of Garrett College is among the first in the country to offer a degree in the adventure sports field dating as far back as 1992. Academics: Offering academic and practical preparation in adventure sport management, outdoor leadership, technical skill instruction and adventure therapy facilitation. We provide degree & certificate requirements, as well as transfer programs. Our field courses offer a variety of skills, including risk management, trip planning, technique development, rescue procedures, environmental issues and teamwork. We also offer a strong therapeutic tract with hands on opportunites with middle & high school at risk youth. Providing hands-on experience for our students and educational experiences for the public. Auxiliary Programs: These programs are a key part of our graduates’ success and fulfillment of our mission. Our students have opportunities to enhance their skills by working with our Summer Camps, Therapeutic Adventure Programs, Professional Development Courses, and Corporate Team Building. Western Maryland: Home to mountains, rivers, lakes and forests this region provides access to a wide range of adventure activities. The Adventuresports Institute: Established as an extension of Garrett College to provide a focal point for adventure education and to help foster the development of the adventure sport industry in the Western Maryland region. ASI Mission: The mission of the Adventuresports Institute® is to expand opportunities to experience the manifold benefits of safe participation in adventure recreation; to educate and credential a workforce of skilled and environmentally sensitive professionals who can occupy positions of responsibility within the field of adventure recreation; and to support aspirations for economic development through the adventure industry. Results: Many of our graduates have been sought after for positions at universities/colleges, agencies, and businesses throughout the world. Our reputation is well known throughout the United States and becoming known internationally as well. In addition, our staff is growing! To learn more about the Adventuresports Institute of Garrett College, check out our website or stop in for a visit.